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bolster

a cold chisel having a broad blade splayed towards the cutting edge, used for cutting stone slabs, etc

Bolster

A horizontal piece of timber that caps a column, pillar, or post to provide a greater bearing area to support a load from above; often has a carved profile or ornamental detail.

bolster

[′bōl·stər]
(engineering)
A plate for maintaining a fixed space between stacked heat exchangers or heat-exchanger shells.
(metallurgy)
A block of steel to which drop-forging dies are attached.

bolster

bolster, 4
1. A short horizontal timber or steel member placed on top of a column to support and decrease the span of beams or girders
2. One of the rolls forming the sides of an Ionic
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The sequence came to an end when The Giant Bolster was pulled up behind Coneygree 12 months ago, but at that time his British Horseracing Authority rating was 157.
The sale means that not only will the playground stay but that Bolster Moor Playgroup will be able to continue to rent the space and renovate so it can look after more children.
Tom Scudamore came in to school The Giant Bolster this morning and - Tom will tell you himself - it was the best the horse has jumped since we can't remember when.
Bolster, MISo's coordinator, encourages people to work with one another.
In the case of The Giant Bolster, who has been placed in the last two Cheltenham Gold Cups, his season is already mapped out for him but the Ascot race will be a learning curve for Wyck Hill, who was well fancied for the Grand National until an injury put paid to those hopes Bridgwater said: "The Bolster's races are what they are.
I'm hoping The Giant Bolster will run in the Charlie Hall," Bridgwater told Racing UK.
The move comes in line with Shaikh Sultan's keen interest to bolster stability of family and community.
Sit at the top of the mat and place a bolster lengthwise behind you at the small of your back.
BEIRUT: Prime Minister Najib Mikati told Cabinet Monday that Lebanese security forces, "upon the orders of the political leadership" have contacted the Syrian military to bolster security along the Lebanon-Syria border.
He said a recent visit to Feltham Young Offenders Institution in west London reminded him of "so many" young people who have resorted to gangs and gang violence to bolster a weakened sense of identity.
U-bolts called clips clamp the hounds into notches in the rear axle and the rear bolster, making the axle, bolster and hounds one solid assembly.
Over the summer, AVC got the results that would tend to bolster Vargas' assertion, with the addition of three four-year college signings that brought the program's single-season total to four - the most successful from a recruiting standpoint in recent program history.